The table below looks at the statistics for POCO skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited POCO over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
POCO (Plain Old CLR Object)
Rank 895 903 872
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -31
Permanent jobs citing POCO 4 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.010% 0.016% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 8
Average salary £77,500 £60,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.16% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary - - £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41418 44528 42429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.32% 38.25% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 35449 37455 36678
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

POCO
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing POCO within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

POCO Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

POCO
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing POCO within the UK.

POCO Salary Trend in the UK

POCO
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing POCO within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 4 £77,500 +29.16%
London -2 4 £77,500 +29.16%

POCO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing POCO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited POCO.

1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (50.00%) C
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) Perl
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (50.00%) JSP
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) UML
4 4 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Aerospace
4 4 (50.00%) Automotive
4 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (50.00%) Physics
4 4 (50.00%) Green Hills
4 4 (50.00%) Derivative
4 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (50.00%) Subversion
4 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (50.00%) QA
4 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

POCO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing POCO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited POCO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
1 4 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (50.00%) Automotive
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Military
3 2 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) C++ Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) JSP
1 4 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Derivative
2 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (50.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) UML
1 4 (50.00%) OO
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Green Hills
3 2 (25.00%) SmartStream